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Gudcef 100 mg Tablet DT


Overview

Uses of Gudcef Tablet DT

Gudcef 100 mg Tablet DT is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

Gudcef Tablet DT side effects

Common
  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Gudcef Tablet DT

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Gudcef 100 mg Tablet DT is to be taken with food.

How Gudcef Tablet DT works

Gudcef 100 mg Tablet DT is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Gudcef Tablet DT related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Gudcef 100 mg Tablet DT is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Gudcef 100 mg Tablet DT is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Avoid prolonged use of Gudcef 100 mg Tablet DT, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
Gudcef 100 mg Tablet DT may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Gudcef 100 mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gudcef 100 mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE
Gudcef 100 mg Tablet DT is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Gudcef 100 mg Tablet DT is recommended.

What if you miss a dose of Gudcef Tablet DT?

If you miss a dose of Gudcef 100 mg Tablet DT, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Gudcef 100 mg Tablet DT to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • Discontinue Gudcef 100 mg Tablet DT and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Gudcef 100 mg Tablet DT as it may cause increased side effects.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Gudcef with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Magflux, Magasip
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Gudcef

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Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects
Tooth pains and sensitivity while chewing food. Underwent Aortic Valve Replacement Surgery 3 years back. Prescribed gudcef 200 once earlier along with pain killer and Omez
Dr. Reema Mangaliyil
Dentist
U can use the same medication for 3 days.After dat consult a dentist and get ur teeth treated. Ur dentist will take ur cardiologist's consent as n when needed
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FAQs

Q. Is Gudcef safe to use?

Gudcef is safe to use at the prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by the doctor. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Q. Is Gudcef an antibiotic?

Yes, Gudcef is an antibiotic, it belongs to a group of antibiotics known as cephalosporins.

Q. Can the use of Gudcef cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Gudcef can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. Can I stop taking Gudcef when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Gudcef and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. How long does Gudcef takes to work?

Usually, Gudcef starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Gudcef?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.
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